[JLABS Family members only] Health Technologies Fund Lunch & Learn

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[JLABS Family members only] Health Technologies Fund Lunch & Learn

JLABS @ Toronto , 661 University Ave , Toronto , ON M5G 1M1

August 25, 2016 from 14:00 PM to 15:00 PM (EST)

$10 - $35

Join us for a JLABS Companies exclusive event as Matthew Johnson, Director of Innovation Procurement at the Ontario Centres of Excellence provides us an overview of the new Health Technologies Fund, what it can do for you and how to apply to it.

The Health Technologies Fund (HTF) supports the development of made-in-Ontario health technologies by accelerating evaluation, procurement, adoption and diffusion in the Ontario health system. The fund is part of the Office of the Chief Health Innovation Strategist's mandate to strengthen Ontario's innovation ecosystem.

The HTF fosters partnerships between health service providers, patients and industry to drive collaboration that improves patient outcomes, adds value to the health system and creates jobs in Ontario.

12:00 PM | Overview of the HTF
12:45 PM | Q&A
1:00 PM | Program Close

Lunch will be provided

Matthew Johnson | Director, Innovation Procurement, Ontario Centres of Excellence read bio»

Please RSVP online by noon on August 24th so that we can get an accurate headcount for lunch.

JLABS @ Toronto
661 University Ave, Suite 1300
Toronto, Ontario

Speaker's Biography:

Matthew Johnson | Director, Innovation Procurement, Ontario Centres of Excellence
Matthew joined Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) in 2011 and is part of the Corporate Planning and Development team responsible for funding partnerships and strategic initiatives. He has over a decade of experience in the public and private sectors, in technology research and development, project management, and business development, primarily in the medical and life sciences. As Director of Innovation Procurement at OCE, Matthew has led development and delivery of the AdvancingHealth and AdvancingEducation programs - both focused on public sector adoption of innovation - and worked closely with the Office of the Chief Health Innovation Strategist (OCHIS) to design and implement the Health Technologies Fund (HTF). Matthew holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Biology from McMaster University.
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JLABS @ Toronto

About Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS (JLABS) is a global network of open innovation ecosystems, enabling and empowering innovators to create and accelerate the delivery of life-saving, life-enhancing health and wellness solutions to patients around the world. JLABS achieves this by providing the optimal environment for emerging companies to catalyze growth and optimize their research and development by opening them to vital industry connections, delivering entrepreneurial programs and providing a capital-efficient, flexible platform where they can transform the scientific discoveries of today into the breakthrough healthcare solutions of tomorrow. At JLABS we value great ideas and are passionate about removing obstacles to success to help innovators unleash the potential of their early scientific discoveries. JLABS is a no-strings-attached model, which means entrepreneurs are free to develop their science while holding on to their intellectual property. JLABS is open to entrepreneurs across a broad healthcare spectrum including pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer and healthtech sectors. The JLABS flagship opened in 2012 in San Diego at Janssen's West Coast Research Center, and since then has grown to ten global locations including the Bay Area, Boston & Lowell, MA, Houston, Toronto, Beerse (Belgium), with New York City, opening in June 2018, and Shanghai in 2019. For more information please visit www.jlabs.jnjinnovation.com or follow @JLABS. About Johnson & Johnson Innovation Johnson & Johnson Innovation focuses on accelerating all stages of innovation worldwide and forming collaborations between entrepreneurs and Johnson & Johnson's global healthcare businesses. Johnson & Johnson Innovation provides scientists, entrepreneurs and emerging companies with one-stop access to science and technology experts who can facilitate collaborations across the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer companies of Johnson & Johnson. Under the Johnson & Johnson Innovation umbrella of businesses, we connect with innovators through our regional Innovation Centers, Johnson & Johnson Innovation | JLABS, Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JJDC, and our Business Development teams to create customized deals and novel collaborations that speed development of innovations to solve unmet needs in patients. For more information please visit www.jnjinnovation.com or follow @JNJInnovation.

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